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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Lölling (Kärnten), 13. VII. 1905. - 11 SS. auf 6 Bll. 8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An Graf Karl Coudenhove, den Statthalter im Königreich Böhmen, mit einer ausführlichen Beschwerde über "socialistische Treibereien" in der erzherzoglichen Herrschaft Chlumetz (Chlum u Trebone im Bezirk Jihocesky kraj, Tschechien) und mit dem dringenden Ersuchen diese abzustellen: "Wie Sie wissen besitze ich in Böhmen die Herrschaft Chlumetz in der Bezirkshauptmannschaft Wittigau. Bis vor Kurzem herrschten dort idyllische Zustände [.] beinahe nie kam irgend ein Anstand vor u. die arme Bevölkerung lebte glücklich : zufrieden größtentheils als Arbeiter oder Pächter der Herrschaft. Seit Kurzem nun begann in dieser Gegend eine socialistische Bewegung [.] Auf einmal wurden die Leute : die betreffenden Gemeindevertretungen total stutzig, bockbeinig u direkt feindselig gegen mich resp. gegen meine Gutsverwaltung. Es constituirten sich socialistische Vereine u mit den Leuten ist absolut nicht mehr auszukommen. Wie mir allgemein berichtet wird, sollen die Leute künstlich aufgehetzt worden sein. Wie weit nun da die Behörden eines oder beide Augen zugedrückt haben oder aus Angst oder Unkenntnis der Thatsachen diese Bewegung in diesem sonst so ruhigen Theile Böhmens nicht beachtet haben, kann ich nicht beurtheilen da ich die entsprechend Instructionen nicht kenne. Ich weiß nur zu meinem größten Bedauern, daß besonders seit der Ministerschaft Körbers die k. k. Sozialdemokraten besonders gehätschelt u gepflegt werden [.]". - Weiters über Vorfälle in seinem Dorf Mirochau bei Chlumetz: "Nun machte sich auf einmal eine scharfe socialistische Bewegung geltend, welche hauptsächlich von einem infamen Kerl von einem Lehrer inscenirt wurde, der seit ungf. einem halben Jahre strafweise nach Mirochau versetzt wurde. Die Leute inscenirten Streike im Torfstich, agitiren in Allem gegen die Herrschaft, werfen meine Zäune um etc. etc. Nun hat vor einigen Tagen als ich noch mit meiner Familie in Chlumetz weilte in Mirochau eine socialistische Versammlung stattgefunden, zu der auch ein auswärtiger Hetzer erschienen war [.] Der Bezirkshauptmann fand es nicht der Mühe werth, obgleich die Versammlung in nächster Nähe meines Wohnsitzes stattfand, einen Regierungsvertreter hinzuschicken: die Leute konnten thun u reden was sie wollten! Ich ließ mir den Bezirks Hptm. (der mir einen äußerst stupiden Eindruck machte) kommen u sagte ihm über sein Vorgehen in sehr scharfer Weise meine Meinung. Natürlich erfolgte eine ganze Fluth von sehr dummen Ausreden, die ich aber alle nicht annahm und nicht annehme, denn der Mann scheint vergessen zu haben wer in seiner Bezirkshauptmannschaft wohnt u daß es zum Mindesten eine grobe Dienstesnachlässigkeit ist, wenn er auf der Herrschaft und beinahe unter den Fenstern des Thronfolgers socialistische Versammlungen zuläßt ohne zum Mindesten einen Regierungsvertreter hinzusenden! Ich bitte daher Excellenz dringend da Ordnung zu schaffen, dem guten Mann den Hauptpunkt klar zu machen u ihm die entsprechende energische Rüge zu ertheilen [.] Es scheint überhaupt diese Bezirkshauptmannschaft sehr aufmischungsbedürftig zu sein, der frühere Bezirkshauptm[ann], der Gott sei Dank weggekommen ist, hat mit Wirthshausconcessionen geschachert und der jetzige scheint sich durch Nachlässigkeit u Stupidität auszuzeichnen [.]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf (Stahlstich mit Ansicht des Schlosses Lölling), das Kuvert mit rotem Lacksiegel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Pair of Oval Hair Brushes (1876-1938, Head of the Imperial House of Russia)]

      1905 - each bearing in silver his Crowned Russian 'K' overlaying an anchor inlaid in the sandalwood back, which is edged in silver and has a second silver band round the sides bearing the maker's name G. KELLER (of Paris) and GK with Mercury's head, 5½" x 3" x 1½ inches, no date, circa one tuft missing from one brush, otherwise in good condition Grand Duke Kirill graduated from the Nikolaev Naval Academy in 1904 and was promoted to Chief of Staff in the Russian Pacific Fleet. He was wounded with burns and shock, and invalided home, when his battleship was blown up at Port Arthur. He only returned to the Navy as Captain in 1908, after restoration of his rank and titles removed over his marriage to Victoria Melita. He continued to serve afloat and in 1915 was made Captain of the Naval Guards, who continued to protect him when he supported the Provisional Government in 1917.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Vergleichende Darstellung des Deutschen und Ausländischen Strafrechts. Vorarbeiten zur deutschen Strafrechtsreform. Herausgegeben auf Anregung des Reichs-Justizamtes von Karl Birkmeyer, Fritz van Calker, Reinhard Frank, Robert Hippel u. a. Allgemeiner Teil: Bd. 1-6; Besonderer Teil: Bd. 1-9 und Registerband. Zusammen 16 Bände.

      - Berlin, Liebmann, 1905-09. 4to. Originalpappbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln (etwas berieben). Zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts wurden großangelegte Reformarbeiten am Reichsstrafgesetzbuch initiiert. In Berlin trat ein Komitee von 8 Professoren zusammen. Insbesondere der Schulenstreit, vertreten durch Liszt (soziologische Schule) und Binding (klassische Schule) hatte die Strafrechtsdogmatik enorm in Bewegung gebracht. Gleichzeitig war das internationale Strafrecht weit entwickelt und das Reichsstrafgesetzbuch suchte auch im Vergleich zu anderen europäischen und außereuropäischen Staaten in Vergleich zu treten. Zur Vorbereitung auf die große Strafrechtsreform wurde unter Heranziehung von 50 Mitarbeitern sowohl der Allgemeine wie Besondere Teil des Reichsstrafgesetzbuches unter internationalen Maßstäben wissenschaftlich durchforstet. - Alle Titelblätter mit altem Bibliotheksstempel, sonst innen sauber.

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

      - Madrid: Tip. La Académica : Victoriano Suárez, Ed. 1905-1913 "Primera edición crítica/ con variantes, notas, y el diccionario de todas las palabras usadas en la inmortal novela por D. Clemente Cortejón." 6 v.; 28x22 cm.In-4° Grabado en tinta roja del escudo de la primera edición de 1605 Los 6 volumes tienen la siguiente paginación: CLXVI-300, LXXXIII-404, LXXXI-385, LXI-375, XXII-509, XVI-546 p. Contenido: Tomo I (1905) : Primera parte, cap. I-XIV -- Tomo II (1906) : Primera parte, cap. XV-XXXII -- Tomo III (1907) : Primera parte, cap. XXXII-LII -- Tomo IV (1909) : Segunda parte, cap. I-XXIII -- Tomo V (1911) --Segunda parte, cap. XXIV-L Tomo VI (1913)--Segunda parte LI-LXXIV Encuadernación holandesa. Lomo en piel de tafilete negro, tela roja en los planos. El lomo cuenta con con cinco nervios. A pie y cabeza están dos paletas doradas vegetales de tallos. En los entrenervios hay florones dorados y en los nervios, una rueda de puntos. Páginas de guarda de papel pintado con postas en mosaico. Encabezamientos de capítulos ilustrados y finales con guirnalda literaria. Portadas de los tomos signaturizadas topográficamente en tinta y grafito. Sin apenas marcas de uso en el cuerpo del libro. Sólo algún rasguño casi imperceptible en las cejillas del lomo de algún tomo. Clemente Cortejón [1842-1911] fue sacerdote y catedrático de Preceptiva literaria en el Instituto de segunda enseñanza de Barcelona y miembro de la real Academia de la Bones Lletres. Esta edición, se vendió sólo por subscripción, encabezada por Alfonso XIII. Hay una lista (con continuación) de ellos al final del tomo I. No hemos encontrar ejemplares completos de esta obra, incluida en la 'Colección Cervantina', el catálogo Bonsoms de la Biblioteca de Cataluña creada en 1915. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LLIBRERIA TECNICA]
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        La Petite Maison

      1905. BASTIDE, Jean-Francois. La Petite Maison. Paris: Librairie Henri Leclerc, 1905. Royal octavo, contemporary full light brown crushed morocco, boards gilt-decorated in Louis XV style, raised bands, green morocco doublures, frame-like ornamentation in same style with dark blue and pearl-gray inlays and gilt tooling, gray silk endpapers, marbled flyleaves, all edges gilt. Housed in custom chamois-lined marbled slipcase. $3000.Deluxe limited illustrated edition, number 5 of only 150 copies, with 16 delicate color etchings (in double suite) and an original signed watercolor, all by renowned French illustrator Adolphe Lalauze. Beautifully bound by Chambolle Duru.Combining fictional narrative with observations on art and architecture, La Petite Maison is the story of a woman who mistakes good taste for good intentions in a country house outside of Paris. Each etching is accompanied by a color proof, and a separate suite of the etchings is bound in at the rear. “It was in France that the [late nineteenth century] revival of etching was the most fruitful. Adolphe LalauzeÂ… is among the most prominent of the etchers who must be remembered for their illustrated books. Also in France, there developed the custom of issuing éditions de luxe for limited circulation with sets of etched illustrations in two or more states” (Harthan, The History of the Illustrated Book, 228). “Superb bindings of this sort were executed in such quantity that they came to be largely disregarded during the decades when books of the Belle Epoque were out of favorÂ… books so bound have increased in price by several hundred percent [since 1970]. Yet it may be argued that they are still substantially undervalued when compared with bindings of other eras” (Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, 376-77). With original paper wrappers and spine bound in. Text in French. Expert repair to a rear signature. An elegant production in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Leçons de mécanique céleste professées à la Sorbonne.

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1905 - 1907 (1909) - 1910. ____ Edition originale. - Théorie générale des perturbations planétaires. - Développement de la fonction perturbatrice. -Théorie de la lune. -Théorie des marées. "J'ai poussé l'approximation beaucoup plus loin que ne l'exige la pratique; j'ai pu ainsi faire ressortir des circonstances tout à fait imprévues, dont l'importance analytique est très grande, mais qui n'ont aucun intérêt pour l'astronome praticien, et n'en n'acquerront que le jour où la précision des observations sera beaucoup plus grande qu'aujourd'hui, ou quand on voudra comparer des observations s'étendant sur une longue suite de siècles."*****. 3 volumes in-8. [241 x 155 mm] Collation : VI, 365, (3) pp. / (4), 165, (3) pp., (4), 136, (2) pp. / (4), 472 pp., 2 pl. dépl. Demi-basane brune, dos à nerfs ornés, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        Suite in Mi Maggiore" - Autograph Musical Quotation

      - A lovely and detailed AMQS of the important Italian composer's "Suite in E major," penned on a postcard of Bertel Thorvaldsen's sculpture "Le Printemps." Respighi has written the first three measures of the second movement of his suite, signed, and dated Bologna, June 3, 1905. The Argentinian collector, Ramona Imaz Otaño, has addressed the postcard to herself on the verso. With original Italian stamp and postmark. Some light toning; overall in fine condition. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.9 x 14 cm).

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        La troisième jeunesse de madame Prune

      First edition, one of 60 numbered copies on Hollande, the only large paper copies after 20 Japon.Spine slighlty folded and faded, internally good. Calmann Lévy Paris s.d. (1905) 13x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Japanese Spirit

      1905. First Edition . Signed. (BERG, Morris “Moe”) OKAKURA, Yoshisaburo. The Japanese Spirit. New York: James Pott, 1905. 12mo, original blue cloth gilt. $1600.First edition of these lectures on Japanese history and culture, the copy belonging to major league baseball player and O.S.S. officer Morris “Moe” Berg, with his ownership stamps and extensive pencil markings, signed also by his sister.Morris “Moe” Berg, was a Major League Baseball player—and, according to Casey Stengel, “the strangest man” in the game. “He started out as a slick-fielding utility infielder before the Chicago White Sox in 1927 moved him to catcher, where he then found his niche as a substitute backstop, filling that role until he retired in 1939… But he was a brilliant scholar, picking up degrees from Princeton and Columbia Law School and studying philosophy at the Sorbonne. His linguistic skills inspired this observation by a teammate: ‘He can speak seven languages, but he can’t hit in any of them.” “In 1934, five years before he retired as a player, Berg made his second trip to Japan as part of a traveling major league All-Star team. One might wonder what the seldom-used catcher, a .251 hitter that season, was doing playing with the likes of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Berg, who spoke Japanese, took home movies of the Tokyo skyline that were used in the planning of General Jimmy Doolittle’s 1942 bombing raids on the Japanese capital.” Perhaps Berg read The Japanese Spirit in connection with that trip. In 1943, Berg became an O.S.S. officer; he would carry out one of its “more ambitious endeavors—a plot to possibly assassinate Werner Heisenberg, the head of Nazi Germany’s atom-bomb project… Berg’s assessment of the situation was that Germany was not close to having a nuclear bomb, and there was never an attempt to kill Heisenberg” (ESPN). Preface by George Meredith. Berg’s ownership stamp appears six times (front free endpaper; title page; pages vii, ix, 127; rear pastedown). In addition, Berg heavily marked in pencil approximately the first half of the text. He marked off many whole paragraphs, sometimes with asterisks; more specific marginalia appears on multiple pages. Berg’s sister Ethel, with whom he lived for the last eight years of his life, signed the book on the front pastedown. Another owner’s stamps appear beneath Berg’s on the front free endpaper.Light dampstaining toward head of gutter of approximately first 80 pages. Light rubbing to spine ends and extremities, minor soiling and abrasions to cloth, gilt bright. A very good copy with exceptionally intriguing provenance.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Das Komplott: Die wahre Geschichte der Protokolle der Weisen von Zion - Mit einer Einf

      Es war ein gro

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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Sidney Paget.

      London: George Newnes Ltd., 1905. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.403; 4 [advertisments]. Bound in blue publisher's cloth with title to front board in gilt, and title/author's name in gilt to spine. 16 illustrated plates by Sidney Paget.Contents free from foxing, page edges clean, gift note to flyleaf (October 4th 1905), binding carefully handled, one wrinkle to spine, a touch rubbed to spine tips. An attractive, superior copy.A Park Lane mystery- the murder of the Honourable Ronald Adair- brings Sherlock Holmes back to life and the search for the second most dangerous man in London. The 'Return' is a collection of thirteen Holmes stories, among them some of the most interesting in the whole series. Green and Gibson [A29a]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Stridende liv. Skildringer fra Vesten og Østen.

      København og Kristiania. 1905. 8vo. Forlagets dekorerte helshirtingbind. 318 s. Lite navn på tittelbladet, ellers et meget pent eksemplar.

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Sidney Paget.

      London: George Newnes Ltd., 1905.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.403; 4 [advertisments]. Bound in blue publisher's cloth with title to front board in gilt, and title/author's name in gilt to spine. 16 illustrated plates by Sidney Paget. Contents free from foxing, page edges clean, gift note to flyleaf (October 4th 1905), binding carefully handled, one wrinkle to spine, a touch rubbed to spine tips. An attractive, superior copy. A Park Lane mystery- the murder of the Honourable Ronald Adair- brings Sherlock Holmes back to life and the search for the second most dangerous man in London. The 'Return' is a collection of thirteen Holmes stories, among them some of the most interesting in the whole series.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        DNEVNIK SOTSIAL

      Geneva, Plekhanov, 1905. FT) Original Stapled Wrappers. 8vo. 24; 56; 24; 15; 40; 12; 2; 6; 20; 47; 24; 32; 52; 16; 38 pages. In Russian. Title translates to English as,

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        Das erotische Werk des Felicien Rops. Zweiundvierzig Radierungen des Meisters in schwarzem und farbigem Lichtdruck.

      Privatdruck 1905.. 2°. 2 Bll. (Inhaltsverzeichnis) 42 tlw. farb. Taf. in Lichtdruck unter Passepartouts. OHLdr.-Flügelmappe. In gutem Zustand. Eiens von 500 numerierten Exemplaren. - Die Druckplatten wurden vernichtet. Félicien Joseph Victor Rops (1833-1898), bedeutender belgischer Graphiker und Illustrator des Symbolismus.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Howdy Honey Howdy

      New York: Dodd, Mead, 1905. 1st ed. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair. frontis, photos (by Leigh Richmond Miner), (117)p. dj. 22cm. Original decorative brown cover with photo mounted on front cover. Jacket rather heavily chipped around edges and on backstrip, and the backstrip portion is held together with several unfortunate pieces of cellophane tape).

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        Le petit illustré amusant, 1905, année complète, du n°1 au n°52

      - Le petit illustré amusant, Paris 1905, 30x39cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in mezzo roano rosso, dorso piatto decorato con dorature, alcuni graffi su carta marmorizzata bemolle minore, angoli leggermente urtato, vincolante delle vignette settimanali époque.Cet è riccamente illustrato da Raoul Thomen Landelle, Jean d ' Aurian, Poulbot, Edmond Guenin, Bogron, Vallet, Valery Muller, Henry Muller, Leon Bardet, Haye, Ferdinand Bac, Ricardo Flores, Delannoy, The Bocain, E. Tap, Gog, Malherbe, di Albat, Schuster, Viriez, Gus BofA, Alex, Zybalt, A. Ziem, Blondeau, J. Cadet, Bastone, Zilberty, Vosrie, Lenature, Bourguignon, Arthur Perrier, Brun, Jean pennacchio, Arboult Rose Maury Sirdey, L. Forton, Fertom, Jako, Gonzaga -Privat, Nay ... questione etc.Chaque contiene otto pagine, comprese le grandi disegni a colori per le prime e le ultime pagine e molti disegni in nero. Il tema Natale dotato di un coperchio di colore grande fold-out, nascondendosi Babbo Natale ... esemplare raro e bello. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane rouge, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, quelques épidermures sans gravité sur les plats de papier marbré, coins légèrement émoussés, reliure de l'époque. Cet hebdomadaire de caricatures est richement illustré par Raoul Thomen, Landelle, Jean d'Aurian, Poulbot, Edmond Guénin, Bogron, Vallet, Valéry Muller, Henry Muller, Léon Bardet, Haye, Ferdinand Bac, Ricardo Flores, Delannoy, Le Bocain, E. Tap, Gog, Malherbe, d'Albat, Schuster, Viriez, Gus Bofa, Alex, Zybalt, A. Ziem, Blondeau, J. Cadet, Stick, Zilberty, Vosrie, Lenature, Bourguignon, Arthur Perrier, Brun, Jean Plumet, Arboult, Rose Maury, Sirdey, L. Forton, Fertom, Jako, Gonzague-Privat, Nay, ... etc. Chaque numéro comporte huit pages, dont de grands dessins en couleurs sur la première et la dernière page et de nombreux dessins en noir. Le numéro de Noël comporte une grand couverture dépliante en couleurs, dissimulant le Père Noël... Rare et bel exemplaire.

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        SOUVENIR BOOKLET: Montrose County, Colorado, 1905

      The Press Book and Job Printing, Montrose, Colorado 1905 - Where Apple Is King. Montrose, Colorado: The Press Book and Job Printing, 1905. Original illustrated red wrappers; string-tied binding; 88 pages; profusely illustrated. For The Press Souvenir Booklet by Barton W. Marsh, Montrose. Contents include: Bits of History of Montrose County; Irrigation by Ira H. Monell; Dairying is Profitable by A. Shore; The Department of Cattle by T. W. Monell; Immense Coal Deposits by W. H. Fleming; Educational Facilities by T. B. McDonough; Sugar Beets by C. H. Barnes; Olathe¿s Prospects by A.M. Niles; A Healthful Climate by A. Johnson, M.D.; 1-page Map showing the Approximate Areas lying Under the Uncompahgre Valley Reclamation Project; Public Library; Horticultural Side by Hon. John C. Bell; The Sheep Industry by J. H. Halley; Potatoes by Jay J. Ross; Naturita and the San Miguel by Mrs. E. A. Tuller; Gunnison Tunnel by I. W. M¿Connell; plus much more, including many photographic illustrations. Condition: very good; covers frayed; some pages lightly frayed and repaired; several brief notations by a previous owners. Wynar 1272. Four OCLC listings. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Pierre Klossowski

      Wie Neu Text französisch. 1 von 99 Exemplaren mit einer farbigen ORIGINALLITHOGRAPHIE (31,5 x 51,5 cm) VON PIERRE KLOSSOWSSKI EIGENHÄNDIG SIGNIERT UND NUMMERIERT. In Leinenkassette mit rotgeprägter Rückentitelei, tadellos. Text: schlichter eleganter brochierter Einband, enthaltend 166 nummerierte Blätter, die als unaufgeschnittene, lose Bögen vierblättrig gefaltet sind (ähnlich Foliant). Mit zahlreichen s/w und farbigen Illustrationen und Tafeln. Mit einem Stoffbändchen zum Anheben des Buches aus der Kassettte. Original-Radierung (Nr 68/69) in linker Seite des Deckels, von Plexiglas geschützt. Insgesamt WIE NEU. +++ "Pierre Klossowski verfasste zahlreiche Abhandlungen, u.a. über Marquis de Sade und Friedrich Nietzsche, mehrere Essays über literarische und philosophische Konzepte und fünf Erzählungen. Er übte mit seinen Schriften einen nachhaltigen Einfluss auf französische Denker aus, beispielsweise Jean-François Lyotard, Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze und Michel Foucault. Er ist der ältere Bruder des Malers Balthazar Klossowski, besser bekannt als Balthus. Klossowski übersetzte zahlreiche Werke aus dem Deutschen und Lateinischen ins Französische, arbeitete an mehreren Filmen und illustrierte als Maler zahlreiche Szenen seiner Werke. Klossowski trug in den späten 1930er Jahren inhaltlich zu den meisten Ausgaben von George Batailles Magazin Acéphale bei" (aus Wikipedia). +++ Texte en Francais. Ouvrage présenté dans une cassette reliée pleine toile avec titre. Publié en 99 exemplaires avec une LITHOGRAPHIE ORIGINALEen couleur SIGNÉE ET NUMÉROTÉE par Pierre Klossowski (nr 68/69). Accompagné par un texte (reliure brochée, 166 pages non coupées, non reliées) qui est également le catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre de l'artiste, en noir et blanc et en couleur. Impeccable, comme NEUF. +++ Text in French. A COLLECTOR'S EDITION published in 99 copies containing an ORIGINAL ETCHING BY PIERRE KLOSSOWSKI SIGNED AND NUMBERED by the artist, presented in a cloth bound box and accompanied by a profusely illustrated catalogue raisonné, 166 pages which are uncut and not bound. MINT CONDITION. +++ "Pierre Klossowski (1905-2001) was a French writer, translator and artist. He was the eldest son of the artists Erich Klossowski and Baladine Klossowska, and his younger brother was the painter Balthus. Michel Foucault noted in a letter that Klossowski's book La Monnaie vivante is the most sublime book of our era" (from wikipedia). +++ 32 x 52 cm, 2,8 kg +++ Stichwörter/Keywords: Erotik Erotica Malerei Kunst Pornographie Catalogue raisonné Oeuvre Catalogue Werksverzeichnis Vorzugsausgabe limitiert inscribed copy signed signiert Originalgraphik

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        The Golliwogg's Fox-Hunt

      London: Longmans, Green & Co. n.d. (1905). Oblong 4to. 66pp. Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. Decorated endpapers. 32 full page color plates (including the title page), and numerous illustrations on the text. Boards somewhat rubbed, some fingerling smudges on the pages, but a very good copy. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Portrait Postcard Photograph, signed 'Pius P.P. X' (Giuseppe Sarto, 1835-1914, from 1903 Pope, of humble origins, born in Riese near Venice, Condemned Theological Modernism in his 1907 'Pascendi' encyclical, Champion of Social Reform, Reformed the Liturgy, Canonized 1954)

      1905 - across the foot of the image, showing the Pope in white robes and white skull cap, seated on his throne in a room in the Vatican, his coat of arms in the top right corner, 5½" x 3½", published by Alterocca of Terni, no date, circa very light crease across one corner of dark background It is very rare to find examples of this Pope.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS VOYAGES TRAFFIQUES, & DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION, MADE BY SEA OR OVER-LAND TO THE RMOTE AND FARTHEST DISTANT QUARTERS OF THE EARTH AT ANY TIME WITHIN THE COMPASSE OF THESE 1600 YEARS

      Glasgow, Scotland: James MacLehose and Sons, 1905. FIRST THUS. HARDCOVER. VERY GOOD PLUS. Twelve Large 8vo volumes (9 1/8" x 6"). Original publishers blue cloth, spine titles and decoration in gilt, gilt vignette illustration on front boards. High-quality cotton rag paper. Numerous LARGE folding maps, charts, and facsimile documents. Complete and fine unworn expensively produced and illustrated set, with many pages unopened. Pages uncut (except Vol. 5 edges have been trimmed, though signatures still uncut.).

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        Mite Series in Tartan.

      Glasgow: Bryce, David, & Son, (c. 1900-1905). Five miniature volumes. (127); (127); (240); (384); (127)pp. The volumes included are: Golden Thoughts from Great Authors; Witty, Humorous, and Merry Thoughts; Robert Burns' Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect; The Smallest English Dictionary in the World; and Old English, Scotch, and Irish Songs. The five books fit into a wooden box, lacquered with a tartan pattern, that contains six compartments and a glass-paned lid. One compartment has a portrait of Robert Burns with a magnifying glass that fits over it. Surrounding the portrait are the title, Mite Series in Tartan, and the publisher's information. Bryce published this set with various combinations of books. All five volumes are bound in red roan wrappers gilt-stamped with the titles on the front covers. The dictionary shows some slight chipping to the front free endpaper and frontispiece page, and the box shows some light wear. Only two institutional copies of the set are recorded, each with different combinations of books. A fine, uncommon set in the desirable tartan box. (1 by 3/4; 25x19mm). (Bondy, pp. 72 & 113; Garbett, pp. 25-27).

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        THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS VOYAGES TRAFFIQUES, & DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION, MADE BY SEA OR OVER-LAND TO THE RMOTE AND FARTHEST DISTANT QUARTERS OF THE EARTH AT ANY TIME WITHIN THE COMPASSE OF THESE 1600 YEARS

      Glasgow, Scotland: James MacLehose and Sons, 1905. FIRST THUS. HARDCOVER. VERY GOOD PLUS. Twelve Large 8vo volumes (9 1/8" x 6"). Original publishers blue cloth, spine titles and decoration in gilt, gilt vignette illustration on front boards. High-quality cotton rag paper. Numerous LARGE folding maps, charts, and facsimile documents. Complete and fine unworn expensively produced and illustrated set, with many pages unopened. Pages uncut (except Vol. 5 edges have been trimmed, though signatures still uncut.).

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        The House of Mirth

      New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1905. Full leather. Very good. New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1905. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. First edition. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton with illustrations by A.B. Wenzell. Bound in full red morocco, gilt motif to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt.

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        s Märli vom Hansli und vom Gretli.

      1. Bl., 18 S., 1 Bl. Mit 8 ganzs. farb. Lithographien und 1 Schlussvignette von Verena Reinhart. Kl.-8, farb. illustr. HLeinen. LSBI S. 61. - Erste Ausgabe. - Verena Reinhart-Hafter (1905-1973) malte als Siebzehnjährige zu einer eigenen Version des Märchens von Hänsel und Gretel Farbstiftbilder, in denen sie den Titelfiguren die Gestalt von Bären gab. Text schweizerdeutsch. - VDeckel an den Rändern etwas stockfleckig.

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        Exceptional Silk Programme of the Gala at the Royal Opera House, (1841-1910, King of Great Britain), ALEXANDRA (of Denmark, 1844-1925, his Queen), and ALFONSO XIII (1886-1941, King of Spain 1886-1931)]

      1905 - the border, printed in full colours, showing the arms of Spain and Great Britain, the Badges of the Golden Fleece and the Garter, with vignette photos of Edward VII, Queen Alexandra and King Alfonso, the programme, under the management of André Messager, consisting of an Act each from Romeo & Juliet, La Bohème (with Melba as Mimi and Caruso as Rodolpho) and The Huguenots, 14¾" x 11¼" plus fringes of one and a half inches all round, designed and printed by Finden Brown & Co., London, for Covent Garden, 8th June The young Alfonso XIII had arrived three days earlier on an official state visit. He was also known to be seeking a bride, and the expectation was that he might think of Princess Patricia of Connaught. However, at the 'family dinner' that evening at Buckingham Palace, he was much taken by a bashful Princess Victoria Eugenie. He continued the courtship, sending postcards on his travels, and they were married in Madrid on the following 31st May.

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        The Flower Book. <strong>Reproductions of Thirty Eight Watercolour Designs by Edward Burne-Jones.</strong>

      London: Reproduced by Henry Piazza et Cie for the Fine Art Society, 1905. A posthumous publication arranged by Georgiana Burne-Jones of images of fantasy flowers done for the artist's own pleasure. 38 stunning colour plates all appearing in a circle of about 15cms in diameter. One of 300 copies (this no.92) with the number in manuscript with the monogram of the Fine Art Society (the publisher), also written in ink. Printed in red and green except for the facsimile list of flowers made by Burne-Jones at the rear which is printed in black. Large 4to., this copy beautifully bound at the time at the WH Smith bindery under Douglas Cockerell in full dark green morocco with gilt lettering on spine and upper cover with gilt borders. A very handsome copy, with some expert repair to the binding and first few leaves. Georgiana Burne-Jones arranged for this reproduction of Burne-Jones's exquisite watercolours after his death. He did these images for his own pleasure and they were not originally intended to be seen. They were fantasy interpretations of flowers and the subjects which their names suggest. Many of these exquisite images draw on Arthurian and classical legend, in true Pre-Raphaelite style, as well as the Bible. It is thought that because Burne-Jones did these for himself they may contain a fuller expression of himself than exists elsewhere in his work. Exquisitely bound at the time at the important WH Smith bindery in full Cockerell style. Many of the Flower Books remain loose and unbound. A very good, handsome copy.

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        A Summer Posy Of Verses For Children (With The Original Glassine Wrapper And The Publisher's Prospectus)

      The First UK Printing published by The Pear Tree Press in 1905. The BOOK is in near Fine condition.5 1/4" Tall. Coloured decorated boards, frontispiece, plates and decorations By James Guthrie. 20 pp, end page, colophon with many preliminary and final blanks as issued. With the scarce plain glassine Wrapper which is in Very Good + condition with a chip to the rear upper cover. The glassine (which is protected with a loose Mylar cover) has protected the boards well with just one or two small spots in places. Internally very clean and appears unread with most pages remaining uncut. One of only two hundred copies issues with the publication having been dedicated 'To Stuart and Robin', the Author's children. Accompanied by the scarce publisher's prospectus ('announcement') detailing this publication which is in near Fine condition. A very scarce early rear Tree Press publication and very collectible with such attributes.

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        The Return of Sherlock Holmes.

      London: George Newnes, Ltd,, 1905. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt. Housed in a custom blue quarter leather and marbled solander box. Frontispiece and 15 plates by Sidney Paget. Spine a little faded, minor wear to spine ends, light foxing to contents. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. With the author's clipped signature tipped-in to the front pastedown.

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        The Hindered Hand: or, the Reign of the Repressionist

      Nashville: Orion, 1905. 3rd ed. revised. Hardcover. Very Good. illustrations. 333p. plus 4p. publisher's adverts. Original maroon cloth. Black and white illustration mounted on lower half of fron tover. 19cm. Slightly sway-backed. Cover cloth bubbled. Edges bumped on back cover. The decorative white ruled-lines on front cover still 95% present and the mounted cover illustration is clean and bright with only a couple of small edge chips. No Jacket. An unusually sound copy. In this Third, and final, edition, Griggs added an essay at the end on Thomas Dixon's "Leopard Spots". In earlier editions, Dixon's book had been discussed in lesser detail by two characters in the novel. All editions of this early African American novel are rather scarce.

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        La Maison à Vapeur

      - ChezHetzel, àà Paris s.d. (1905-1914), grand in-8 (17,5x27,5cm), relié. - Nuova edizione editore Hetzel ha detto il ventilatore in un elefante - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition illustrée de 101 dessins de Benett.  Cartonnage d'éditeur Hetzel dit à l'éventail à un éléphant, dos lisse au phare, premier plat polychrome orné d'objets de science dorés et de feuillages verts, second plat de type Engel "i". Coiffes de tête et de queue légèrement frottées, gardes bleues d'origine légèrement insolées en marge comme habituellement, deux coins émoussés. Bon exemplaire frais.  

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        The Novels.

      Edinburgh: John Grant,, 1905?06. 10 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in recent full burgundy morocco, gilt decoration to spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispiece portrait. Occasional foxing. A handsome set. The Winchester Edition, the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen's works produced around this time. The Winchester Edition was first published by Grant Richards in 1898; this is the first John Grant issue.

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        Norway and the Union with Sweden.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1905. Small octavo. Original red linen cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black. Spine slightly rolled and sunned, a little rubbed at extremities. A very good copy. First English edition. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To the Attorney-General, Wm. H. Moody with the compliments of Fridtjof Nansen, Lysaker 22 June, 1905". Moody was Secretary of the US Navy from 1902?4, and US Attorney General from 1904?6, under Theodore Roosevelt. "The independence of Norway in 1905 was an important turning point for Nansen, when he was called on to ease the diplomatic crisis over independence; the next year he was named independent Norway's first minister to Great Britain" (Grolier Club, Books on Ice, 2005, p. 66). Nansen's biographer, Roland Huntford, writes that the great explorer "put his name to a small book - Norway and the Union with Sweden - a pamphlet prepared once more by officials, elaborating the legalities of the Norwegian case for separate consuls. It appeared in English, French and German, early in June [1905]". Nansen's "small book" is not common commercially and inscribed copies are decidedly elusive, this being a particularly attractive exemplar in being addressed from the home that Nansen designed and built at Lysaker.

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        Das erotische Werk des Felicien Rops. Zweiundvierzig Radierungen des Meisters in schwarzem und farbigem Lichtdruck.

       Privatdruck 1905. 2°. 2 Bll. (Inhaltsverzeichnis) 42 tlw. farb. Taf. in Lichtdruck unter Passepartouts. OHLdr.-Flügelmappe. In gutem Zustand.Eiens von 500 numerierten Exemplaren. - Die Druckplatten wurden vernichtet. Félicien Joseph Victor Rops (1833-1898), bedeutender belgischer Graphiker und Illustrator des Symbolismus. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Erotica, Mappenwerke

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        Evocations

      - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1905, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Nuova edizione per il quale non è stato derivato grandi giornali. Bound in pieno marocco menta, torna con cinque nervi decorato con gioielli d'oro e guardie contreplats carta moiré, copertine conservate (primo piatto con un piccolo piede di restauro marginale), alto bordo dorato. Firmato autografo dall'autore a "... la nostra buona cara" madre di tutti "Renée Vivien." Bellissimo esemplare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en plein maroquin menthe, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, gardes et contreplats de papier à effet moiré, couvertures conservées (premier plat comportant une petite restauration marginale en pied), tête dorée. Envoi autographe signé de Renée Vivien à "... notre chère bonne "mère à toutes" Renée Vivien." Bel exemplaire.

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        Sammlung der Drucksachen des Preussischen Hauses der Abgeordneten. 20. Legislaturperiode, II. Session, 1905 - 1906. Band I - IX cpl..

      Moeser Berlin Enthält die Drucksachen des Jahres 1905 - 1906 in diesen neun Bänden cpl.. Mit den Drucksachen Nr. 1 - 584 = Seiten 1 - 4879. Mit zahlreichen Tabellen, einigen Tafeln sowie einigen Karten. ( Drucksache 202: \" Entwurf eines Gesetzes betreffend den Erwerb des Kalisalzbergwerks der Gewerkschaft Hercynia durch den Staat \" mit einem Übersichtsriß sowie einigen Profilansichten des Bergwerks - Drucksache 257: \" Berichte über Reisen zum Studium des gewerblichen Unterrichtswesens in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika \" mit 15 Tafeln zu E. Beil: Kleineisenwaren-, insbesondere Werkzeugfabrikation in Nordamerika ). Jeweils mit Inhaltsverzeichnis sowie im ersten Band einem Verzeichnis der Mitglieder des Abgeordnetenhauses. Goldgeprägte Ohldr, 4°. Einbände etwas berieben, innen Exlibris, Bibliotheksvermerke. Wohlerhaltene Reihe. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Preussen, Abgeordnetenhaus, Berlin, Kalisalz, Kalisalzbergwerk, Hercynia, Nordamerika, Beil, Gewerbliches Unterrichtswesen, Vereinigte Staaten, Werkzeugfabrikation

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        Neue Malereien für Decken un Wände. Dritte Serie. Cover title: Grohmann Maler in Dresden. Neue Malereien fur Decken und Wande. 24 Tafeln. Serie III.

      Leipzig. Gilbers'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (Eugen Twietmeyer). 1905. 21 of 24 color lithographic plates, 19 1/2 x 15 inches, decorative color paper-covered board portfolio with ribbon ties. Portfolio worn and soiled, with loss; MISSING plates 42, 51 and 52. Scattered soiling, edge tears and creasing in margins of several plates. Soiling in two plates (44 and 45); plate 38 has 4 ink spots, 2 of which are in the image (from paints used by a copyist). Beautifully executed Art Nouveau designs for decorating walls and ceilings created by Paul Grohmann, who had an extended career in creating such portfolio design publications. A number of the panels hint at the Deco stylistics that emerged in upcoming decades. Exceptionally fine color lithography evident in every plate. Two plates feature a single image, ten feature two images, while the balance feature three or more images. The price list at the front of the portfolio indicates that the plates could be purchased individually or as a set and were available in two different formats (at different prices). The series begins with Plate 29 and ends with Plate 52. The colors used are primarily in pastel shades augmented by vibrant gold outlining. This type of applied art portfolio is seldom found complete, since they were used as working references. An extremely scarce title; no listing appears in WorldCat.

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        Tasmanians in the Transvaal War

      S.G. Loone, Hobart 1905 - Quarto, [xvi], 534, [2] (blank, colophon) pages with 80 pages of illustrations (many of them portraits, from photographs) plus a tipped-in plate at page 479 ('Memorial to Trooper A.E. Fitzallen, erected at Ross', facing the illustration of 'Trooper Fitzallen's Grave in South Africa'), and a tipped-in erratum slip at page 485. Original half gilt-decorated morocco and textured dark green cloth, all edges speckled; leather a little worn at the corners and lightly rubbed, with the head of the front hinge cracked but firm; spine sunned; cloth lightly marked and scuffed; top edge a little ink-stained; minor signs of handling throughout; blank bottom margin of one leaf torn away (well clear of the printed surface); slight surface loss to the last two facing pages (affecting half a dozen lines, but removing completely only half a dozen words); overall though, still a very good copy. Inscribed on an early blank page with the contemporary ownership details of 'E.A.M. Curtain No. 147 2nd T.I.B.' (Private Edward Allan Michael Curtain, 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen). His name appears in the nominal roll for No. 2 Company on page 333, and his portrait (uncaptioned) is in the bottom left-hand corner of page [336]. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        De berg van licht.

      - Amsterdam, Veen, [1905-1906]. Drie delen. Ingenaaid. (4), 240; (4), 232; (4), 268 p. Geïllustreerd. 1e druk. Vlek onderaan voorzijde omslag en paar kleine hapjes uit bovenzijde rug deel 3.* Opvallend fraai bewaard gebleven set van de kwetsbare ingenaaide editie, op de voorzijde van de omslagen en op de Franse titel van deel drie voorzien van het stempeltje 'PRESENTEXEMPLAAR'. VV 241,4-6.Dit exemplaar is afkomstig uit de bibliotheek van LODEWIJK VAN DEYSSEL, met door Hk. Mulder geschreven plaatsnummers in potlood op de omslagen. Deze voorname provenance wordt bevestigd door een inliggend briefje, geschreven door Karel Reijnders, tevens met handgeschreven toelichting en bevestiging door Van-Deysselkenner bij uitstek Harry G.M. Prick.

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        Jigsaw: The Names that Everyone Knows are in the Victor Catalogue.

      210mm diameter circular jigsaw, mounted in a cloth covered folder. With remains of paper packing envelope mounted opposite. This promotional jigsaw features the thoroughbreds of the 1905 Victor Records stable: Caruso, Melba, McCormack, Paderewski, Rachmaninoff, Kreisler, Heifetz, Tetrazzine and Tito Schiba amongst others. The packing envelope (which is rather tattered) exhorts, "Try for a speed record. Tou and your family will have lots of fun with the contents of this envelope. You may be able to solve the problem and learn its secret, but how quickly can you do it? Faster than any one else?"

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        Early 20th century sketchbook including disturbing outsider art, perhaps used as a tattoo flash book

      Hudson, New Hampshire 1905 - This 8" x 13" repurposed ledger contains approximately 90 pages of illustrations with six additional pages of textual "harriscopes" (horoscopes) and astrological predictions. Many of the smaller drawings are similar to primitive, turn-of-the-century tattoo designs shown at the Paul Rogers Tattoo Research Center Archives. The illustrations, captions, and notations are in pencil. The horoscope text is in ink. The binding is loose, but the pages are firmly attached (some have been removed). The spine covering has perished. The artists credit themselves in some captions and within several designs. Two images depicting tattooed hands include the names of Helen Philbrick and M. H. Daigneault accompanied by the text "artist on hand" and one illustration shows a hand holding a business card that reads, "Chas. H. Firm Daigneault & Traveling Artists." Much of this folk artwork depicts traditional tattoo subjects including animals, firemen's helmets, flags, flowers, fraternal emblems, furls, initials, mermaids and mythical creatures, religious and occult symbols, scrollwork, swords, woman's profiles and legs (some tattooed), etc. However, many of the larger images depict people and are more unusual: * a man in formal dress with top hat and cane, *a man riding a hog, *a cartoonish baseball player, *a "Jewish Junk Dealer" named R'Hags, *a school teacher, *an Irish hod carrier with a jug of whiskey, *a Turkish Janissary, *Punch with a devil walking on his nose, *Jesus Christ on the cross with a lance about to pierce his side, *a sailor firing a cannon, and *a fanciful Apache chief. There are also detailed, yet still primitive, drawings of firefighting wagons (fire engine, chemical wagon, and ladder wagon), a Lowell & Nashua Rail Road street car, a battleship, a 4-4-0 locomotive, a Civil War battle, a whaling scene, children outside the Hudson School, and a coastal artillery battery. Circus sideshow acts are well represented with Siamese twins, Taemoto the big footed man, a Living Skeleton, the Elephant Boy, Madame Waldon the Fat Woman, a fortune teller, a sword swallower, an adult-faced baby, a horse without legs, a two-headed cow, a five-legged chicken, etc. The fortune teller image has a bubble caption reading, "See all In this Book - PAY 5¢ For the Boys BANK". The final ten illustrations are bizarre, some violently so: *"Law giver Moses in 7th Veil of the Temple Seeing 4 Holy Angels," *"Worship of the Sun . . . The Dural Sign," *an Aztec priest cutting the heart out of a virgin, *a Druidic Yew-Tree Wicker Man, and *a number of torture scenes with naked victims (a disemboweled man who has been nailed to a table, a woman being roasted on a spit, a bound woman being drizzled with molten lead, a man hung by his thumbs, and a female about to be forced into an Iron Maiden. Certainly unique. As of 2017, nothing similar found in the trade, in auction records, or OCLC institutions.

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